Tragic last shots of WW2 revealed.

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Midshipman John Pike.<br />
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A forgotten account of a tragic incident just as WW2 was finally ending has emerged in the diaries of a British midshipman.<br />
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The officer's log exposes a potential cover up over the deaths of five seamen who were apparently killed in the final salvos of World War Two.<br />
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Midshipman John Pike wrote of how at the very moment the order to cease fire against Japan on August 15, 1945 came through his ship came under attack by a lone kamikaze aircraft.<br />
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The dive bomber fired its machine guns at the quarterdeck of HMS Gambia, prompting the crew to scatter and the ship to fire its guns in retaliation.<br />
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Moments later two American Corsair fighter planes arrived and shot the enemy plane out of the sky. <br />
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With the danger cleared the crew of the navy cruiser gathered themselves and realised that five men had been killed by the machine gun fire.